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Rubber World launches Dhs90m HVAC, MEP production unit

Ajman-based Rubber World Industry has launched a specialised company with an investment of Dh90 million into a production plant in Al Jurf industrial area, Ajman, to meet the growing demand of its environmentally friendly products.

The new manufacturing unit – United Air-Conditioning – spanning over 10,000 m2, is part of the company’s expansion plans backed by the rising demand for the company’s cooling, heating and now coronavirus related products.

At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 28-year-old firm saw a sharp increase in health and environment-related products such as disinfectant chambers, HVAC filters, air cleaners, optimised HVAC products, configured rubber insulation and ducts to limit the virus spread.

Muzammil Shaikhani, Managing Director of Rubber World Industry, said: “I am grateful to our local and international buyers who have put a strong trust in us which kept our growth not only intact but rising. In addition, during the pandemic, Rubber World thrived rather than survived and launched United Air Conditioning to cater to the increasing needs of its customers.

“Our R&D quickly responded to the new demand for health-related products that people and businesses need to maintain health, safety and contain the spread of coronavirus and its variants and started manufacturing this line, which helped doubled our growth and created the need for a specialized production line.”

The new entity will complement Rubber World in manufacturing the heating, ventilation, air-conditioning, cooling, mechanical, electrical, and plumbing products, parts and accessories for commercial and residential use in the UAE.

United Air Conditioning will focus on health and environment-related products, modified HVAC, and MEP parts- such as the rubber insulation and ducting lines which have become essential in the current environment. It helps in reducing emissions, improves energy efficiency and contributes to the climate change agenda.

Rubber World currently has two units in UAE and one in Sri Lanka. The company plans to set up six new production facilities in South Asia and the Middle East in the next three years to cater to the needs of its growing customer base.

United Air Conditioning and Rubber World have increased their new range of products such as cooler tubes and sheets which is CFC free designed for exposed pipe area as commonly seen in supermarkets, hospitals, and schools.  Another key area in demand for United Air Conditioning’s is all types of flexible ducts and ducting accessories with all kinds of adhesive tapes.